Stubborn in the Face Of Imminent Death, a Ship Captain Intervenes

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In October 2014, Captain Joshua Bhatt and the crew on board the bulk carrier CS Caprice, a ship owned by the Bahamas-based Campbell Shipping Company Ltd, was called upon to rescue 510 migrants and bring them to safety in Italy. The CS Caprice story highlights a happy ending for a group of migrants who found themselves in an unbelievably precarious situation on the open ocean, … [Read more...]

Dredging the Port of Hamburg with the Alexander von Humboldt

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The trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt, owned by the Jan De Nul Group, is critically important to the Port of Hamburg as it helps to remove the enormous quantities of silt that build up at the bottom of the harbor. The following video profiles her day-to-day job while operating in the Elbe River: About the Alexander von Humboldt: Hopper … [Read more...]

Ocean Pride DPs off the Borgland Dolphin [VIDEO]

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The Ocean Pride, a Havyard 832 L-design platform supply vessel is on station at the Snorre Field offshore Norway today.  The Atlantic Offshore-managed vessel was contracted by Wintershall in early 2014 to provide support services for a 16-well drilling campaign which is expected to last until late 2016 or early 2017. The following video was filmed from the drilling … [Read more...]

WATCH: U.S. Navy LCS Tackles Heavy Seas in East China Sea

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Here's some video captured from the bow of the U.S. Navy third Littoral Combat ship, USS Fort Worth, as it transited the East China Sea towards South Korea, where the ship will take part in the annual U.S.-Republic of Korea naval exercises called Foal Eagle exercise. This year marks the first time an LCS will part in this exercise. USS Fort Worth is on a 16-month rotational … [Read more...]

Viking Neptun Profiled [VIDEO]

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The high spec offshore construction vessel Viking Neptun was delivered last month to Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik from Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The 145 meter x 31 meter vessel was designed by Salt Ship Design and is not only the largest in Eidesvik's fleet, but the largest ever built at Kleven Verft. The following video was produced by Fuglefjellet AS. … [Read more...]

Trans-Atlantic on the Maersk Montana [VIDEO]

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The following video was filmed from the containership Maersk Montana while sailing on the TA2 circuit between New York, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah, Miami, Houston, Mobile, Rotterdam, Felixstowe, Bremerhaven, and Antwerp. 3rd Class cadet Robert Jennings from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy shot and edited the video between November 2014 and February 2015. The music … [Read more...]

A Tour of Kroonborg, Wagenborg’s New Walk-to-Work Vessel

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This week, Royal Wagenborg's new ‘Walk-to-Work’ vessel Kroonborg was christened in the port of Delfzijl.  She was built last year by Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in the Netherlands and is slated to work in the Southern North Sea for Dutch oil and gas company Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM) over the next decade. This "Walk-to-Work" vessel, as the name suggests, … [Read more...]